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CLA 160
  • Lincoln United Kingdom Cathedral Library 298 (1)
Script Anglo-Saxon Majuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in a Northumbrian centre, to judge by the script. The text has affinity with the Codex Epternacensis. The fragment forms part of a miscellany composed of leaves taken from old bindings in the library.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66264
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Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Io 10.31–11.30).
Script Commentary

Script is an Anglo-Saxon majuscule of the less formal type: and S are mostly uncial, R occasionally; n is regularly minuscule; g has a distinctive form; the right branch of y leans on the line.


☛McGurk, Gospel books no. 17.

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